Category Archives: Observations

Fly over country

I now live in rural Indiana, USA. But I am from a larger town, what here we would call in a city, in the UK. Thinking today, that most of the population, here in America, live on the coasts. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

With the 2022 Thanksgiving holiday fast approaching, here in the USA. I came across this line in an article in our local newspaper. “Thanksgiving is an attitude of gratitude that becomes an expression of the heart.” Something to remember and … Continue reading

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Mammatus clouds

Mammatus clouds, seen in the afternoon of July 23rd, 2022 in Wingate, Indiana. The lumpy nature to the cloud is a result of sinking air within the cloud. Description courtesy of RTV6 Meteorologist Kevin Gregory. https://www.facebook.com/KevinGregoryWeather

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Red Sky in the morning, Shepherd’s warning

Seeing some pink in the late evening sky , tonight, brought to mind an old British saying:- Red Sky at night, Shepherd’s delight. Red Sky in the morning, Shepherd’s warning. This old wives’ tale may help us to predict clear … Continue reading

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Planet Parade to Grace the Dawn Sky this Month

All five naked-eye planets will line up in the dawn sky in June. Not only that, they’ll also be in their proper order from the Sun. The delightful view of all five naked-eye planets will greet early risers throughout the … Continue reading

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Life

Just a thought, life is like riding a bicycle, if you don’t keep moving forward, you will fall off.

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Porch Life

The sound of the flags gently flapping in the wind, the rustle of the wind in the trees. Wind chimes gently ringing. Birds chirping, morning doves cooing, a couple of robins fighting over territory or a potential mate. Children laughing … Continue reading

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For Every August Fog a Winter Snowfall

August 1. Foggy morning. Mark my calendar with a “1.” That’s one snowfall predicted. Weather-lore learned in childhood returns to me time and again – more a part of me than … Source: For Every August Fog a Winter Snowfall

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On this day in history; 1952, Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen

On this day in 1952, after a long illness, King George VI of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dies in his sleep at the royal estate at Sandringham. Princess Elizabeth, the oldest of the king’s two daughters and next in … Continue reading

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British Word Of The day – Subbuteo

A random thought becomes my British Word Of The Day. Subbuteo Subbuteo is a group of table top games simulating team sports such as association football, cricket, both codes of rugby and hockey. The name is most closely associated with … Continue reading

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